A man is sitting in the driver's seat of a stage coach with two horses in front of the Brandon Inn in Brandon, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT. Topics: Stagecoaches, Vermont, Postcards
byForbes, Allan, 1874-1955; Eastman, Ralph M. (Ralph Mason), 1891-1976
"Presenting more facts and interesting comments on the era of stagecoach service over rough and bumpy highways when the hospitable taverns were welcome havens for weary travelers at the end of the day's journey." Topics: Travel, Hotels, Stagecoaches, Coaching (Transportation), Taverns (Inns)
byMatt Gladden, 88.1 FM WYCE, Grand Rapids Community Media Center
Grand Rapids Historical Commission and the Community Media Center present the local history radio project, "Glance at the Past". Today, some tales of the early transportation. Topics: Glance at the Past, stagecoach, stagecoaches, radio, WYCE, Grand Rapids, Historical Commission
Stagecoach in Yosemite driven by Arthur Turner (face obliterated) being robbed by bandit on ground who agreed to pose for photograph taken by a passenger, ca. 1908 Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) . Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Taft, Kern County,...
The Nineteenth Century saw a period of rapid technology development, as steam power was applied to many aspects of manufacturing and transportation. People’s lives became better, old things could be done more cheaply or faster, and new things were enabled. At the same time, machinery displaced jobs and switched the economy from a focus on agriculture to a new focus on manufacturing. A new age was being born, and birth involves pain, disruption, and change. This was experiences in many places,... Topics: industrial revolution, railroad and canals, iron manufacturing, coal production, job creation,...